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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Dami Ajayi's debut volume of poems, Clinical Blues, was shortlisted for the Melita Hume Prize. He is a medical doctor who lives in Nigeria.

Dami Ajayi

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Johnny Just Drop

Muyideen roamed into Berger from
A family compound with twin graves and stray goats,
Awe in his eyes,
Awe at the bustling city that
Soon sweeps his Ghana-Must-Go sack
Full of trivia like locust beans and a small strip
Of crumpled Uncle Alaka's residential address.